Price: 250€ (per group)
Duration: 3 hours
Ages: All ages
Group size: 1-8
Meeting point: in front of Gran Caffè Roma, Piazza d’Aracoeli 4, Rome
What to bring: There is a moderate amount of walking involved so please wear comfortable shoes.
Tickets: 11 euro each adulti – 8 euro between 11/18 years old – free under 11 years old
If you want to get deep into Italian history especially during the Renaissance time, then the Jewish Ghetto tour is certainly one of the things you want to check out. The Jewish Ghetto, not far from the Ancient Rome and Colosseum, was the oldest one of its kind within the entire region and in Europe as well.
Instead of doing that, the government at that time chose to lock them all in the Cannaregio district within the building called as the Jewish Ghetto. Nowadays it’s a great idea to visit the Jewish Ghetto because it’s not only a link to the past, but also a revival since it has a lot of Jewish related content in there as well.
Why should you take the Jewish Ghetto walking tour?
Within the Jewish Ghetto there are a lot of things to do and places to see. There is a Jewish school, book shops, a bakery, old synagogues and other establishments that you will have a very good time exploring. Which is what makes it such a great option to take into consideration. Getting a link to the past like this is exciting, and you do get the opportunity to wander through one of the oldest buildings in the region. With that being said, the ghetto certainly has a lot of cool things to offer and you get to explore all of them during this 3 hour walking tour, which is extremely exciting and engaging.
The Jewish Ghetto has a lot of different synagogues that are a pleasure to explore because there are 5 in total, and you will be able to see the numerous trinkets and things that were accumulated over the years. It’s a nice and enjoyable experience, and one of those innovative walks into the past you rarely get to see and access nowadays.
The Tiber Island is one of the most incredible locations and being able to visit the ghetto here is amazing in its own right. The sights are extraordinary and you will be impressed with thee beauty of this entire place!
Is the Jewish Ghetto a great walk into the past?
The best thing when it comes to visiting the Jewish Ghetto is that it helps you learn more about the past of this region and it really is very exciting. It’s among one of the best places to visit if you love history, and there’s certainly a lot to cherish here. And at the same time, the rich history combined with the numerous shops owned by jews is a great way to honor their legacy too. Which is why we think the Jewish Ghetto walking tour is extremely important and an incredible thing to check out.
The Jewish Ghetto tour also features the Jewish Museum. Despite the fact that the security is quite strict, you do get to access a variety of artifacts ranging from the 17th century and up to the 19th century. It’s a great way to delve into the story of these locations, and you can learn a plethora of amazing things. Don’t hesitate and book your ticket today for this amazing, 3-hour private tour!